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Frankenstein discussion comes to Fatty’s

By Tyler Neal | October 21, 2018

The NIU STEAM organization is hosting a discussion on anatomy and synthetic biology 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Fatty’s Pub and Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway, to celebrate the 200-year history of Mary Shelly’s “Frankenstein.” Admission is free,...

Monster movie bites off more than it can chew

By Pat Quinn | January 22, 2014

Frankenstein’s monster, Adam, finds himself in a war between gargoyles and demons in “I, Frankenstein.”The movie stars Aaron Eckhart as Adam and Bill Nighy as Naberius. Nighy worked with writer Kevin Grevioux in the “Underworld” series.“I,...

Halloween: nailed it

By Kayla Cameron | October 28, 2013

Fashionistas can combine funk and flair in their Halloween costumes with some innovative nail art.FrankensteinApply a base coat to your nail to create a barrier that protects your nail from any chemicals in the polish or staining. Add a solid neon green...

Tim Burton shines again with Frankenweenie

By Beth Schumacher | October 7, 2012

Tim Burton’s eerie mind has done it again. His newest animated film, Frankenweenie, tells the story of a young boy, Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan), who makes videos starring his dog Sparky. Tragedy strikes when Sparky gets hit by a car, leaving...